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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report Rd 1 2019

Date:March 12, 2019

It was great to see 294 students competing in Round 1 of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships last

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Remembering Kara

Date:February 25, 2019

Today, we celebrated the life of much-loved teacher Miss Kara Pylypiuk.    The TAS Community is in mourning at the

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FNQ Interschool Chess Championships Report – Finals 2018

Date:August 28, 2018

Finals of the Far North Queensland Interschool Chess Championships were held on the 23 August with 372 students competing.  The

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Trinity Day 2018

Date:June 8, 2018

We celebrated our 35th birthday at TAS this week, and were blessed to have Bishop Bill Ray deliver our Trinity

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Stargazing World Record Attempt

Date:June 7, 2018

On Wednesday 23 May, over 300 people gathered at TAS to participate in the World Record Attempt for the Most

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Online Safety and Cyberbullying | 11 June @ 6pm

Date:June 6, 2018

As parents, carers and educators, we are all very aware of internet safety.   On Monday 11 June, TAS is

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TAS – Top 3% of Secondary Schools

Date:March 7, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, We were pleased to receive contact recently from the federal government’s Chair of the Standing Committee on

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Year 12 Outcomes for Cairns Schools

Date:March 4, 2019

Dear TAS parent/carer, Some of you will have read the Cairns Post story last week on the Year 12 outcomes

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Principal’s Blog 2019 – Response to Fees

Date:February 1, 2019

Dear Parents Welcome back to another exciting year. Some of you may have read a story in the Cairns Post

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Edition 1, Term 1/2019

Date:February 1, 2019

Sometimes an authentic experience reminds you of the good. I was driving my mother-in-law’s car up to Cairns recently, for

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Learning. Believing. Achieving – A message from Paul

Date:December 12, 2018

I write to you regarding recent stories in the media surrounding legislation concerning religious beliefs within faith-based schools. The Anglican

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Learning, Believing, Achieving – Farewell Class of 2018

Date:November 19, 2018

What a wonderful morning on Friday celebrating our Year 12 students finishing their secondary schooling. The Year 12 students themselves

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Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

certII_photoStudents at TAS can obtain a qualification in outdoor recreation by enrolling in the Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation program. This in depth course includes a range of outdoor pursuits that help to develop students into future outdoor leaders.


First Year Students

Term I

Hiking introduction and day trips to Pete’s Falls, Glacier Rock and Centenary Lakes for navigation exercises. Class visits from local outdoor gear specialists.

Expedition for three days to Stannary Hills and the Walsh River

Term II

White water canoeing introduction with day trips down the Mulgrave River and pool sessions at TAS.

Three day expedition on the Mulgrave River.

Term III

Climbing, abseiling and caving introduction with day trips to Aeroglen Quarry and Barron Gorge.

Expedition for three days to Chillagoe for caving and abseiling.

Term IV

Students are introduced to kayaking in preparation for Term V next year.

Two day Remote Area First Aid Course.


Second Year Students

Term V

Introduction to white water kayaking with day trips down the Mulgrave River and pool sessions at TAS.

Expedition for three days to the Mulgrave River.

Term VI

Advanced hiking focus with day trips to the Blue Arrow and Walsh’ Pyramid.

Three day journey expedition to summit and traverse Mt Emerald with two waterfall abseils.

Term VII

Advanced climbing and abseiling with day trips to Aeroglen quarry. Update resuscitation qualifications

Climbing and abseiling expedition for three days to Mt Stewart Townsville with indoor climbing session at Anaconda.

Term VIII

Graduation

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